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Tea Fire Local Assistance Center Extends Hours of Operation

The Tea Fire Local Assistance Center has been established in cooperation by the city and county of Santa Barbara to provide assistance and recovery services for residents who have lost homes in the Tea Fire.

More than 20 local, state and national agencies are available to answer questions and concerns.

The center, at the Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1232 De la Vina St., will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 26 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23.

Information is available concerning:

» FEMA assistance

» Planning and building permits

» Property assessment

» Archived plans

» Green building

» Available housing and rental options

» Contractors and architects

» Legal questions

» Crisis and mental health services

» Insurance

» Utilities and trash

Click here or click here for a complete list of all participating agencies.

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